clusters of powerfully scented blooms over small, glossy foliage
Osmanthus x burkwoodii
- evergreen shrub
- rounded, dense, slow-growing,
- ovate, dark green leaves
- clusters of small, strongly fragrant, white blooms
- Spring flowering
- sometimes followed by black fruit.
full sun to part shade
Info: O. x burkwoodii is a hybrid with origins of O. decorus (Eastern Europe) x O. delavayi (China)
Notes: Purchased 2021 mail order from Gardening Express. (One from my wishlist ever since I noticed one growing in Russell Square though actually that was Osmanthus delavayi – one of its parents!) Suitable for the Japanesque garden?!